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Engelsk substantiv: time

1. time (om begivenhet) an instance or single occasion for some event

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis time he succeeded.
He called four times.
He could do ten at a clip.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)clip

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcase, example, instance

2. time (om tid) a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTake time to smell the roses.
I didn't have time to finish.
It took more than half my time.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkperiod, period of time, time period

3. time (om tid) an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe waited a long time.
The time of year for planting.
He was a great actor in his time.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkperiod, period of time, time period

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbit, day, dead, ephemera, hard times, incarnation, minute, mo, moment, patch, piece, second, space age, spell, wee, while

4. time (om tid) a suitable moment

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt is time to go.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkinstant, minute, moment, second

Mere spesifikke uttrykkhigh time, occasion

5. time the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkattribute

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbiological time, civil time, continuance, continuum, cosmic time, daylight saving, daylight savings, daylight-saving time, daylight-savings time, duration, eternity, future, futurity, geologic time, geological time, GMT, Greenwich Mean Time, Greenwich Time, hereafter, infinity, local time, musical time, nowadays, past, past times, present, standard time, time to come, universal time, UT, UT1, yesteryear

6. time (om begivenhet) a person's experience on a particular occasion

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had a time holding back the tears.
They had a good time together.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkexperience

7. time (om tid) a reading of a point in time as given by a clock

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDo you know what time it is?.
The time is 10 o'clock.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)clock time

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkindication, meter reading, reading

Mere spesifikke uttrykkhour, prime time, SCLK, spacecraft clock time, time of day

Kjennetegner disse uttrykkeneantemeridian, postmeridian

8. time (om tid) the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)fourth dimension

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdimension

9. time (om egenskap) rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)meter, metre

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrhythmicity

10. time (om tid) the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe served a prison term of 15 months.
His sentence was 5 to 10 years.
He is doing time in the county jail.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)prison term, sentence

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkterm

Mere spesifikke uttrykkhard time, life, life sentence

Engelsk verb: time

1. time (om endring) measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe clocked the runners.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)clock

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmeasure, quantify

Mere spesifikke uttrykkmistime

2. time (om erkjendelse) assign a time for an activity or event

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkschedule

3. time (om erkjendelse) set the speed, duration, or execution of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdetermine, influence, mold, regulate, shape

4. time (om endring) regulate or set the time of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTime the clock.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkadjust, correct, set

5. time (om endring) adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkadjust, correct, set

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